Attend an Event

Thousands of people are holding events across Canada to raise awareness about the AIDS pandemic and raise funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which supports community-based oroganizations that are turning the tide of HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.  

There might be an event happening in your community!  Check out the calendar below to find a local craft sale, participate in a walkathon, attend a concert, or hear Stephen Lewis speak.

To find an event hosted by a grandmothers group, please visit the calendar on the Grandmothers Campaign website.

If you are organizing an event, click here to register it with us, so we can support you by posting it to the calendar and sending you materials.

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Creating Futures: Threads of Hope for African Grandmothers

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre

Toronto, Ontario

Date: February 25, 2015 7:00 am to March 09, 2015 7:00 PM

Creating Futures: Threads of Hope for African Grandmothers.

Voices For Africa

Newmarket Theatre

Newmarket, Ontario

Date: March 04, 2015 6:30 PM

Voices for Africa is a variety show put on by Elementary Schools from the Newmarket/Aurora area. The students will sings, dance and drum the night away while raising awareness and funds to support women and children suffering from the AIDS pandemic in Africa. This is the 9th year of the show, which has raised over $100 000.00 for the foundation to this point. Special guests include singer/songwriter Glenn Marais and African-born motivational speaker Precious Maseko. The event runs from 6:30-9:00 p.m.  For more information please contact Heather Stevens at

Hat Grannies Fabric Sale

St. John's Presbyterian Church

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Date: March 07, 2015 10:00 AM

On Saturday March 7th the Hat Grannies will be selling donated fabric, notions and yarn at St John's Presbyterian Church in Medicine Hat Alberta.  Come on out and buy some fabric to support a wonderful cause!  Contact Judith Howe for more details at

Grandmothers and Friends for Africa Second Annual Scrabble Party

Harcourt United Church

Guelph, Ontario

Date: March 07, 2015 2:00 PM

Come on out and support this spectacular event on Saturday March 7th!

Slocan Valley Grassroots Grammas African Dinner

Winlaw Hall

Slocan Valley, British Columbia

Date: March 08, 2015 5:00 PM

We are selling tickets for $20 each to an African dinner on March 8. The event will begin with the local choir performing 4-5 African songs, followed by a buffet dinner with an African theme, and concluding with a showing of the SLF tribunal film.


Slaight Family Foundation announces $7M in donations to seven Canadian NGOs February 19, 2015

Media Profile, Canada NewsWire

Porter: African women caring for their AIDS-orphaned grandchildren need our help November 24, 2014

Catherine Porter, The Toronto Star

Upcoming Events

Voices For Africa March 4, 2015

Newmarket, Ontario

Hat Grannies Fabric Sale March 7, 2015

Medicine Hat, Alberta